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    Five top tips for exercising at home

    By Candice Lingam-Willgoss

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many people have turned to getting fit at home, but the distractions can be challenging! Candice Lingam-Willgoss gives you five tips to keep you motivated...

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    23 Nov 2020

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    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many people have turned to getting fit at home, but the distractions can be challenging! Candice Lingam-Willgoss gives you...
  • Uncovering Britain’s Lost Black Sporting Heroes

    By Jim Lusted

    Why haven’t the often-extraordinary stories of Black sportspeople been woven into British sporting memory? What does this tell us about the relationship between ‘race’, racism and sport history? Dr Jim Lusted explores…

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    22 Oct 2020

  • Uncovering Britain’s Lost Black Sporting Heroes

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Oct 2020
    Why haven’t the often-extraordinary stories of Black sportspeople been woven into British sporting memory? What does this tell us about the relationship...
  • Top 5 Tips for Sport Parents

    By Jessica Pinchbeck, Candice Lingam-Willgoss

    Childhood experiences of sport are of key interest to both of us, as part of our roles as researchers as well as being parents ourselves.

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    5 mins

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    08 Oct 2020

  • Top 5 Tips for Sport Parents

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Oct 2020
    Childhood experiences of sport are of key interest to both of us, as part of our roles as researchers as well as being parents ourselves.
  • Transition FC members: welcome to OpenLearn

    Transition FC has partnered with The Open University in order to offer its members a wide range of free courses on a range of subjects, which you can check out below...

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  • Transition FC members: welcome to OpenLearn

    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 06 Oct 2020
    Transition FC has partnered with The Open University in order to offer its members a wide range of free courses on a range of subjects, which you can check...
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    Jonathan Edwards' giant world record leap – what can we learn from his long career?

    By Ben Oakley

    Jonathan Edwards, a British triple jumper has held the world record for 25 years now, with a distance of 18.29m. What's the secret to his success? Our videos and article explores...

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    16 Sep 2020

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    Jonathan Edwards, a British triple jumper has held the world record for 25 years now, with a distance of 18.29m. What's the secret to his success? Our videos...
  • Succeed like an athlete!

    By Simon Penn, Dr Nichola Kentzer

    Many of us view athletes as a breed apart. When you think about how an athlete would prepare for a competition, you might imagine that they have done countless hours of training to ensure that their bodies are physically ready for their event....

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    5 mins

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    28 Jul 2020

  • Succeed like an athlete!

    Beginner level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2020
    Many of us view athletes as a breed apart. When you think about how an athlete would prepare for a competition, you might imagine that they have done...
  • Why is it so difficult for Muslim women to play sport?

    By Rukhsana Malik, Simon Rea

    The year 2020 was supposed to be the year when I got back into shape and did something for myself. I have worked for over 25 years, apart from maternity leave, and I decided I needed to make myself the priority and joined a gym. I spoke to my...

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2020

  • Why is it so difficult for Muslim women to play sport?

    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Jul 2020
    The year 2020 was supposed to be the year when I got back into shape and did something for myself. I have worked for over 25 years, apart from maternity...
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    Olympics, Paralympics, Olympians and Paralympians

    The Tokyo Olympics were due to start shortly, but this has been postponed due to Covid-19. The good news is you can still dig deep into the Olympics and Paralympics with our FREE resources.

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    15 Jul 2020

  • Olympics, Paralympics, Olympians and Paralympians

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    The Tokyo Olympics were due to start shortly, but this has been postponed due to Covid-19. The good news is you can still dig deep into the Olympics and...
  • Women in sport

    By Emma Ross, Candice Lingam-Willgoss, Jessica Pinchbeck, Tanya Martin, Rukhsana Malik, Simon Rea, Jim Lusted

    Ever thought about sports and wondered, but what about for a woman? These articles cover specific topics concerning women in sport, considering questions such as, what if Eliod Kipchoge was a woman? Are women leaders the key to growing women’s...

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    15 mins

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    24 Jun 2020

  • Women in sport

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Jun 2020
    Ever thought about sports and wondered, but what about for a woman? These articles cover specific topics concerning women in sport, considering questions...
  • Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK?

    By Oladapo Fadoju

    In the current climate, it would be hard not to notice the social upheaval among the BAME population in the UK and USA. Be it the high proportion of deaths among the BAME community from contracting COVID-19 or unarmed black men and women being...

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    15 mins

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    23 Jun 2020

  • Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK?

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Jun 2020
    In the current climate, it would be hard not to notice the social upheaval among the BAME population in the UK and USA. Be it the high proportion of deaths...

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    If you're an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, this...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 01 Mar 2021
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